Belle Baker (Belle Baker)

Belle Baker

Singer, Actress. Born in New York City, she began her singing on the stage and in Vaudeville. Known as “red hot mama” she could sing a Yiddish Ballad and modern jazz with equal ease. She was most noted for introducing hundreds of songs to the American public to include “All Of Me”, “Cohen Owes Me $97”, “Alexander’s Ragtime Band” and “Blue Skies”. In the 1930s, she appeared in several editions of the Ziegfeld Follies, performed on radio for the Columbia Network and played music halls in England. For feature films, she appeared in “Song Of Love” (1929), “Charing Cross Road” (1935) and “Atlantic City” (1944). Her last official appearance in public was on the television show “This Is Your Life” in 1955. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)  Family links:  Parents:  Hyman Becker (1862 – 1920)  Sarah Rabinowitz Becker (1866 – 1940)  Spouse:  Maurice Abrahams (1883 – 1931)  Siblings:  Belle Baker (1893 – 1957)  Anna Becker (1895 – 1971)*  Harry Becker (1901 – 1971)*  Rose Becker (1904 – 1981)*  Maurice Baker (1905 – 1977)*  Edna Becker Cooper (1907 – 1982)* *Calculated relationshipCause of death: Heart attack

Born

  • December, 23, 1893
  • USA

Died

  • April, 04, 1957
  • USA

Cause of Death

  • Heart attack

Cemetery

  • Mount Judah Cemetery
  • USA

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